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A Collection of Disaster Songs and Murder Ballads




A collection of disaster song and murder ballad recordings in the public domain.


1 - 1-01 Titanic Blues
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
2 - 1-02 Wreck Of The Old 97 [Riley Puckett]
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
3 - 1-03 Bill Wilson
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
4 - 1-05 The Fate Of Talmadge Osborne
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
5 - 1-06 El Mole Rachmim (Fur Titanik)
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
6 - 1-07 The Wreck Of The Virginian
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
7 - 1-08 Fate Of Will Rogers & Wiley Post
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
8 - 1-09 Down With The Old Canoe
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
9 - 1-10 Wreck Of Number 52
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
10 - 1-11 Kassie Jones Part 1
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
11 - 1-12 Kassie Jones Part 2
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
12 - 1-13 The Brave Engineer
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
13 - 1-14 The Sinking Of The Titanic
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
14 - 1-15 Fate Of Chris Lively And Wife
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
15 - 1-16 Wreck On The Mountain Road
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
16 - 1-17 The Unfortunate Brakeman
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
17 - 1-18 Altoona Freight Wreck
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
18 - 1-19 The Fatal Wreck Of The Bus
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
19 - 1-20 Last Scene Of The Titanic
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
20 - 1-21 Casey Jones
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
21 - 1-22 The Wreck Of The Westbound Airliner
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
22 - 1-23 The Titanic
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
23 - 1-24 When That Great Ship Went Down
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
24 - 2-01 The Story of the Mighty Mississippi
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
25 - 2-02 Mississippi Heavy Water Blues
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
26 - 2-03 Dixie Boll Weevil
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
27 - 2-04 Mississippi Boll Weevil
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
28 - 2-05 Ohio Prison Fire
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
29 - 2-06 Memphis Flu
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
30 - 2-07 Explosion in the Fairmount Mine
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
31 - 2-08 Storm That Struck Miami
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
32 - 2-09 When the Levee Breaks
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
33 - 2-10 Alabama Flood
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
34 - 2-11 Burning of the Cleveland School
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
35 - 2-12 High Water Everywhere Part 1
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
36 - 2-13 High Water Everywhere, Part 2
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
37 - 2-14 Ryecove Cyclone
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
38 - 2-15 McBeth Mine Explosion
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
39 - 2-16 Dry Well Blues
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
40 - 2-17 Baltimore Fire
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
41 - 2-18 Tennessee Tornado
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
42 - 2-19 Dry Spell Blues, Part 2
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
43 - 2-20 The Santa Barbara Earthquake
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
44 - 2-21 The Death of Floyd Collins
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
45 - 2-22 The Porto Rico Storm
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
46 - 2-23 Boll Weavil
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
47 - 2-24 The Flood of 1927
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
48 - 3-01 Peddler And His Wife
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
49 - 3-02 The Little Grave in Georgia
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
50 - 3-03 Kenney Wagner's Surrender
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
51 - 3-04 Henry Clay Beattie
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
52 - 3-05 The Murder of the Lawson Family
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
53 - 3-06 Naomi Wise
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
54 - 3-07 Railroad Bill
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
55 - 3-08 Frankie
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
56 - 3-09 Trial of Richard Bruno Hauptmann, Part 1
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
57 - 3-10 Trial of Richard Bruno Hauptmann, Part 2
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
58 - 3-11 Lanse Des Belaires
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
59 - 3-12 Darling Cora
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
60 - 3-13 Billy Lyons And Stack O' Lee
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
61 - 3-14 Tom Dooley
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
62 - 3-15 The Story of Freda Bolt
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
63 - 3-16 Pretty Polly
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
64 - 3-17 Fingerprints Upon the Windowpane
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
65 - 3-18 The Bluefield Murder
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
66 - 3-19 Frankie Silvers
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
67 - 3-20 Fate of Rhoda Sweeten
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
68 - 3-21 Dupree Blues
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
69 - 3-22 Poor Ellen Smith
[MusicBrainz (recording)]

Reviews

Reviewer: Jilly9 - - November 28, 2013
Subject: Thanks
I had been looking for the Burke Co NC song Frankie Silvers.
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